FBI investigating GOP congressman's expenses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) The Federal Bureau of Investigation has begun interviewing people close to Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, signs of a criminal investigation and serious legal trouble for the Republican more…

Puppies saved from dinner plate at meat farm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) Fifty-seven dogs have been rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea where they spent their entire lives in small, filthy cages. The mistreated more…

Teacher for 1 day sues for $30,000 pension

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) After working one day as a substitute teacher in Illinois, David Piccioli could be entitled to an annual pension of more than $30,000. And he's suing more…

MSNBC leaving liberal la-la land?

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1816595" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rachel Maddow[/caption] Progressive-minded Rachel Maddow gets to keep her prime mid-evening news show slot, and long-time "Hardball" host Chris Matthews likely stays put, too. more…

Stocks close mixed as Street eyes Fed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday as investors eyed options expirations and weighed the Federal Reserve statement that indicated a rate hike would come gradually. "It's a more…

Obama spits out 'hot' new executive order

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1713225" align="aligncenter" width="596"] President Obama signs a document.[/caption] President Obama – who once famously declared that he has a pen and a phone, and therefore doesn't need more…

GAO: Federal crop subsidies went to billionaires

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Free Beacon) Federal crop insurance subsidies went to billionaires, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) program more…